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Linux Systems Engineer


Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

What you’ll do

The Equifax Server and Storage team are committed to providing robust, available, efficient, and appropriate solutions to meet our internal and external customers’ needs. These solutions need to take advantage of new technologies and advancements, whilst still adhering to internal standards and policies.

As a Linux Systems Engineer, you will:

  • Engage with business units and application teams to envision large scale systems/platforms and engineer that vision into an enterprise platform design.

  • Lead and direct technical deliverables for small teams of specialized engineers.

  • Support and maintain a specific platform or application including creation of new environments, software upgrades, patching and tuning.

  • Contribute in the creation and amendment of automation scripts and supporting documentation.

  • Provide software deployment services for non-production and production environments.

  • Assist with application and infrastructure performance monitoring and tuning.

  • Be actively involved in protecting the uptime and performance of the application.

  • Identify the root cause of the issues and work on implementing the required changes to fix them.

What experience you need

  • 5+ years Linux (any distribution) server administration and support experience in a web facing production environment

  • Experience working in a virtual infrastructure environment

  • Good understanding of LAN/WAN topologies, general networking and web based security

  • Solid scripting skills in bash, python, ansible

  • Strong system security and automation skills

  • Strong commitment to change management and an understanding of ITIL framework

  • Have an understanding of the challenges of supporting a large 24/7 operation

What could set you apart

  • Automation skills

  • Hands on experience with cloud platform


We offer a hybrid work setting, comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, attractive paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Working at Equifax

We believe in a growth mindset. At Equifax, this includes providing our employees opportunities to perform at their best and learn new skills along the way to inspire and build fulfilling careers. Watch our video to learn more about how you can power your possible! 

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